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  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • La Jolla
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What was the big picture of the research project which you were doing? " Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you thing that most of the physicians in your former country were women? (I am an immigrant)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No hard questions. Just standard ones like the ones listed below." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Studied my secondary, read website, read ethics book, and mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"That there are only 4 students to a cadaver in the anatomy lab. Also, there are a lot of tutoring tools available to you if you are having a hard time in shcool." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guide for the free clinic never showed up." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day starts early and the interviews are done before lunch. Afterwards there is a tour, meetings, and a video. The interviews were very low stress despite what some people write. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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